Thursday, 31 May 2018

Welcome to the new 2018-2019 Stampin' Up! annual catalogue

It's here folks.  I have added links for you to the English, French and German versions.  Simply click on the respective image for your chosen language.  Sit back and enjoy perusing all the new products.  When you have made your list(s), you can place your order in my online shop at your leisure.

Please note that as the store is being updated from midnight on 1 June and ordering will be available again no later than 11:00 a.m. (GMT).

Not shopped before, register for an account for GBP/€ pricing so you are ready to order online:

Stampin Up annual catalogue 2018-2019

English version


French Stampin Up annual catalogue 2018-2019

French version


German Stampin Up annual catalogue 2018-2019

German version


If you have any queries regarding placing an order, or if you are interested in joining Stampin' Up! and saving on your purchases, do get in touch.






Tuesday, 29 May 2018

GDPR Update

I am sure you have been receiving emails in your inbox regarding GDPR.  I wanted to update those of you who receive my newsletter and to let you know how I store and process your data.  I use Wordpress/Mailchimp to deliver my newsletters to you and here are the links to MailChimp's terms of service and privacy policy.  You will also find my privacy policy down at the bottom of my blog as I do occasionnally run giveaways etc.

Of course, if you haven't subscribed to my newsletter already, you can find a link over in the sidebar :)  You do have the option to unsubscribe at any time, but I would miss you if you do :(


On that note, it's great to keep in touch and if you need to get in touch with me, please do.

The final countdown! Retiring Stampin' Up! 2017-18 catalogue

Here we are at the final countdown.  With just two days left before the end of the current 2017-2018 annual catalogue, the retiring list has seen quite a few items gone out of stock.  Now is a good time to stock up on your re-inkers for the retiring colours and any paper packs that you love and of course, we mustn't forget the stamps and 'other things'.

As we had some products that have been discounted, and some of them have 50% off (the glimmer paper is one of them), I don't want you to miss out on some bargains before it's too late.  To help you find them, I've put them into a helpful list below.  To check the discounted price, simply click on the item and you will be taken to my online shop.

Discounted Products

Bell Punch


Monday, 28 May 2018

Stampin' Up! painted glass

I took part in a shoebox swap recently.  If you haven't heard of this, this is where each person taking part turns up with a shoebox (or other container) with the cardstock, stamps and accessories to make the card that they have designed.  Each person does the same, you then create a card from the box and pass it on, they are great fun.

This is one of the cards that I made which was in the swap and I got to play with some of the painted glass suite.  This is on my list and it was good to get a hands on before I get my own set.

Stampin Up painted glass

I can't wait for you to get this suite and have a play as well.  Here are some more project ideas.

Stampin Up painted glass


Painted Glass 



Saturday, 26 May 2018

Coming Soon! The Delightfully Detailed Suite

Flicking through the catalogue and this is a product suite I'd like to share with you.  The delightfully detailed suite which includes a very beautiful laser cut paper.  As you can see, Stampin' Up! is not just for card making, check the lovely scrapbooking layout.  Another product I like with this set is the note cards and envelopes.  These have a delicate colour wash and are ready for creating your masterpieces.

Delightfully Detailed product suite

Grab a cuppa and watch the video below for more information on the beautiful delightfully detailed suite!


Product List




Thursday, 24 May 2018

Birthday Poodle!

I thought I'd share this stamp set before it retires, it is one of my favourites and I love the poodle stamp that is in the set.  For this card I have simply 'splodged' some daffodil delight (splodged = pressed the closed ink pad lid into the base of the pad) so that some of the ink from the pad goes into the lid.  I've then used an aqua painter to pick up the ink and done a wash like effect on the card.  I am not sure if you can see it but there is some sparkle, for this I just ran a clear wink of stella her the card.

Once it has dried, the poodle was stamped using Early Espresso.  The greeting was stamped using pear pizzazz.

Stampin' Up! retiring birthday delivery poodle

As a retiring set, the bundle is, as I type this, still available which comes with the framelits. The papers are also available.  All of these officially retire on 31 May 2018 and none of them are carried over into the new catalogue.  Love it, grab it before it's too late!!